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STRENGTHENING RESEARCH LIBRARY RESOURCES-
DISCRETIONARY GRANTS TO MAJOR RESEARCH LIBRARIES
(CFDA No. 84.091)

I.   PROGRAM PROFILE

Funding Since 1980:

FiscalYear

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

Authorization

$20,000,000
10,000,000
15,000,000
15,000,000
15,000,000

Appropriation

$6,000,000
6,000,000
5,760,000
6,000,000
6,000,000

Purpose: To promote research and educatton of high quality ^hroughout
tHTDnTted States by providing financial "^""^s/aid (2) assist
research libraries maintain and strengthen their collections, an I j           ,

then, 1n making their holdings available to .other .11 Carles
researchers and scholars outside their primary clientele.

Eligibility;    Only major research                  -    insu,

libraries may  be  public  or P^^at ""pr7ucat1on     Independent    research
resources of   an   Institution   of   higher   education,           Pstrate that they

libraries, and State or pubHc Jewries.   They mus             h           educat1on

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not connected with the applicant Institution.

II.    RESPONSE TO GEPA 417 (a)
A.   Goals and Objectives;

During FY   1984  the   Departs   obj.cti.es   for   tK,s   pro9r   re  to:
o   Increase access to research materials.
o   Preserve unique materials.

o   Assist research libraries In. acquiring distinctive, unique,
and specialized materials.ed an awareness of library